Consider The Oyster by M.F.K. Fisher

Consider The Oyster by M.F.K. Fisher

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Fisher, M.F.K.  New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1941. First Edition. 116 pages. 22 x 14 cm. Signed by Fisher on the front free end paper: “For Fred Beck, one of The best considerers – M.F.K. Fisher 12.vi.42.” A classic from the first lady of food writing. Fisher wrote this book to comfort her second husband, Dillwyn Parrish, the love of her life, while he was facing a rare autoimmune disease which ultimately drove him to suicide. This book regales the reader with recipes, reminiscence, and humor, all at the expense of the lowly, lovely mollusk. Dust wrapper rubbed with some chipping, interior crisp and clean. Orig. gray boards, white illustrative design. Very good, in good dust wrapper. Hardcover.

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